Remote Learning Readiness Survey
Directions: Before enrolling in a remote learning course (WEB or ZOOM), please complete this readiness survey to decide if you are ready for remote learning. Select “AGREE,” “SOMEWHAT AGREE,” or “DISAGREE” for each statement.
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Part A: Technology Access and Proficiency
I have access to a computer with reliable Internet connection.
I am comfortable surfing the Internet.
I am able to use a web browser and search engine to find information on the Internet.
I have access to the computer software that I need to succeed online (e.g., Microsoft Office 365).
I am fairly good at using a computer.
I know how to save and locate saved files, create folders, and send emails with attachments.
I am able to install software and change configuration settings on my computer when needed.
I have anti-virus protection on my computer.
I have headphones or speakers, a microphone, and a webcam connected to my computer for videoconferencing and proctored exams.
My computer will play common multimedia formats for audio and video files.
Part B: Time Management, Self-Motivation, and Study Skills
I am confident in my ability to complete an online course, regardless of my level of interest in the subject matter.
I am good at setting goals and deadlines and meeting them.
I finish projects I start.
I would describe myself as self-motivated.
I do not quit if things get difficult.
I am able to devote at least 2 hours of study time for every credit hour required by a course (meaning a 3-credit course requires 6 hours of study time per week).
I keep a record of due dates.
I have a quiet place to study, but will be able to complete my work even when I have distractions.
I am willing to participate at least 2-3 times a week in online discussions and other class activities.
I am able to identify main ideas and analyze various types of writing.
I feel comfortable learning in various instructional settings (e.g., videoconferencing, online discussions and exams, web-based readings, assignments, activities, and file submissions).
I am an independent learner who can succeed with minimal guidance from an instructor.
I can learn equally well in a group or on my own.
I am able to express myself clearly through my writing and am comfortable asking for assistance when needed.
I am willing to use email and other online tools to communicate with my classmates, instructors, and support staff (especially when I have questions).
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